- Words: 1901
- Length: 7 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 9942908
The majority of these homicides are committed by persons known to the victim, an estimated one in three homicides of females is committed by current or former spouses or boyfriends, while among male homicide victims, five percent are killed by intimate partners (Paulozzi pp).
According to a recent study of Cook County published in the June 01, 2005 issue of "Pediatrics," more than 90% of deaths among delinquent youth were